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Table 5 Current vector control activities by the government (n = number of respondents)

From: Ecological, biological and social dimensions of dengue vector breeding in five urban settings of Latin America: a multi-country study

Activities by vector control staff Mexico (n = 2000) Colombia (n = 1994) Ecuador (n = 2000) Brazil (n = 1251) Uruguay (n = 1968)
Visit by control staff in last 6 months (%) 96.5 31.5 27.5 92.16 29.8
Inspect water (%) 33.2 8.9 9.0 1.1 37.7
Larviciding (%) 72.5 24.9 11.7 5.0 0.25
Indoor fogging (%) 27.3 7.0 2.0 3.1 1.3
Outdoor fogging (UVL) (%) 87.3 67.1 67.2 34.8 57.0
Health education (%) 6.5 21.4 15.6 32.8 13.7
Supply lids, recommend fish, cut plants Negligible Negligible Negligible Negligible Negligible